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The Domestic dog : its evolution, behaviour, and interactions with people
edited by James Serpell ; pencil drawings by Priscilla Barrett.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (9th floor) SF433 .D66 1995 (Browse Shelf) Available
Veterinary Medicine Library Call Number
  Stacks SF433 .D66 1995 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 0521415292 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0521425379 (paperback)
  • OCLC Number: 32272650
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

1. Introduction / James Serpell -- 2. Origins of the dog: domestication and early history / Juliet Clutton-Brock -- 3. Evolution of working dogs / Raymond Coppinger and Richard Schneider -- 4. Genetic aspects of dog behaviour with particular reference to working ability / M. B. Willis -- 5. Analysing breed and gender differences in behaviour / Benjamin L. Hart -- 6. Early experience and the development of behaviour / James Serpell and J. A. Jagoe -- 7. Feeding behaviour of domestic dogs and the role of experience / Chris Thorne -- 8. Social and communication behaviour of companion dogs / John W. S. Bradshaw and Helen M. R. Nott --17. The hair of the dog / James Serpell.9. The ethology and epidemiology of canine aggression / Randall Lockwood -- 10. Canine behavioural therapy / Roger A. Mugford -- 11. Effects of owner personality and attitudes on dog behaviour / Valerie O'Farrell -- 12. Dogs as human companions: a review of the relationship / Lynette A. Hart -- 13. The welfare of dogs in human care / Robert Hubrecht -- 14. Variation in dog society: between resource dispersion and social flux / D. W. Macdonald and G. M. Carr -- 15. Population biology and ecology of feral dogs in central Italy / L. Boitani, F. Francisci, P. Ciucci and G. Andreoli -- 16. From paragon to pariah: some reflections on human attitudes to dogs / James Serpell --